Oleksandr Pabat

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Oleksandr Pabat
Олександр Пабат
Leader of Peoples' Salvation Army[1]
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1974-03-22) March 22, 1974 (age 44)[2]
Poltava, Ukraine[1]
Political party Kyiv Civil Activists[2]
Peoples' Salvation Army[1]
Spouse(s) Married[1]
Children 2 sons[1]
Occupation Businessman[1]

Oleksandr Viktorovych Pabat (Ukrainian: Олександр Вікторович Пабат) is a Ukrainian politician and businessman and leader of the Ukrainian political organisation Peoples' Salvation Army.[3]

Pabat was a self-nominated candidate in the 2010 Ukrainian presidential election,[4][5] during the election he received 0,14% of the votes.[6]


Born in Poltava on March 22, 1974[2] he completed his education in Kiev, in 2004, he graduated from the National Department of Economics, specializing in finance. Since 2004 he studied at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, graduated from the Faculty of Law.[1] Till 2000 Pabat worked in advertising for about a decade.[7]

In 2005 Pabat founded Kyiv Civil Activists.[8] Since 2002 Pabat is a deputy of the Kiev City Council, there he heads the faction Kyiv Civil Activists,[2] sympathetic to the mayor Leonid Chernovetsky.[8] In 2004 he took an active part in the events of the Orange Revolution, initiated a parallel vote count. In 2009 initiated the creation of the public movement "Peoples' Salvation Army."[1] His 2010 election program stated that the Ukrainian people are slaves in their own country, “The people of Ukraine live in a Latin American country slaving away to support the richest 50 families, terminators who know only how to steal, sell and destroy.”[7]

In the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election Pabat was an independent candidate in single-member districts number 219 (first-past-the-post wins a parliament seat) located in Kiev; but with 30.3% of the votes he lost to Batkivshchyna's Volodymyr Bondarenko.[9]

In the 2014 Kiev local election Pabat was reelected as deputy of the Kiev City Council as an independent candidate.[10] In the 2015 Kiev local election he is reelectable as a candidate of Petro Poroshenko Bloc.[10]

Pabat hobbies are luxury cars, he owns a Maserati and a Porsche.[11]